An opportunity has arisen for a proven Head Housekeeper in Mayfair. Must have a minimum of three years experience working in a similar position with similar responsibilities.
Have seven years experience working in private homes, or deluxe hotels.
Have practiced high end skills in laundry and valeting and have the ability to care for an extensive wardrobe of clothes.
Show knowledge of skills in packing and unpacking for clients and guests.
Be trained in the proper care of soft and hard finishes, including antiques and art.
Have a natural, innate eye for detail.
Always be immaculately presented.
Show unquestionable communication skills, and the ability to communicate in clearly spoken English.
Be happy to be hands-on, working with the team, leading from the front.
Present excellent checkable references and be happy to undertake a background check if one is not already held.
Work well with children.
Candidates must like animals as the family have two well behaved small dogs which need walking and feeding.
Candidates must be relaxed about stepping into the kitchen if the chef is off, to prepare a simple meal for the children.
All candidates must have the ability to think on their feet, understand the importance of being discrete and show they are flexible and hard working.
High standards of work are required, but the house is not ultra-formal in its style.
Other staff include a chef, nanny and three housekeepers.
£45K - £50k